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The East Rockaway and Lynbrook school districts welcomed students back during the first day of school of the 2021-22 school year last week. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released a draft report for the Nassau County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study, which outlines a tentatively selected plan that includes East Rockaway and Lynbrook. It would include elevating more than 14,000 homes and flood-proofing more than 2,500 industrial and commercial properties across the South Shore to mitigate the risk of flood damage during storms. more
The Lynbrook Owls commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a day of reflection and remembrance on Saturday, which included the high school’s first varsity football game of the season. There was a patriotic theme throughout the festivities, which included a fundraiser that netted more than $2,500 for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. more
There are few people in Long Beach who can remember the last time that a crowd gathered outside a six-acre vacant lot just a few feet from the boardwalk, known to locals as the Superblock. But … more
Sept. 11, 2021, dawned as a stunningly beautiful late summer morning, the sky an azure blue and the sunshine a bright yellow — just as it was on the same day 20 years ago. At the Hempstead … more
The Village of Lynbrook has a new sign that reads, “Lynbrook Honors Our Troops” at the east and west entrances to the village on Sunrise Highway.  more
Though it’s been 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, many first responders and their families are still battling with potentially life-threatening health effects because of their exposure to toxic dust in the air at ground zero, including a number in the Lynbrook-East Rockaway area. more
Lynbrook resident Michael Hawxhurst was at his desk on the 80th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when he heard, but could not see American Airlines … more
Village officials and Lynbrook Public Library administrators are seeking historical landmark status for the librar.y more
Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce Vice President Nazia DeFrank said she was at Lynbrook Eats, on Merrick Road, for a meeting last month when she noticed owner Timmy Anagnostos, 75, moving quickly from table to table to serve customers amid a staff shortage. more
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